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Domination
06-02-2005, 03:48 PM
Xbox Live Camera

The Xbox Live Camera for Xbox 360 opens up a new world of gaming and entertainment on Xbox Live, the world’s premier online video games service. With the Xbox Live Camera, video chat and video messaging with your friends becomes more than just a feature set; it is an integrated part of the Xbox Live experience. Connect and communicate while playing the same or different games, watching movies, listening to music, and more.

The Xbox Live Camera also takes personalization to a whole new level and allows you to customize your gaming experience by putting your face on characters in your games, all while being able to video chat with your friends as you play online. And with next-generation online motion-detection-enabled games, the Xbox Live Camera puts you entirely in the game and in control of the on-screen characters over Xbox Live.

*High-end online camera supports up to VGA 640x480 video at 30 frames per second and takes 1.3-megapixel still photos.
*The camera includes a microphone that connects to the controller, so everyone in the room can chat online with their friends.
*The camera supports built-in video chat and video messaging on Xbox Live.
*Your face can be imported into games and can also be placed next to your name on leader boards for even more recognition or fame.
*Chat with your friends while you play online in Xbox 360 games as well as in the Xbox Live Arcade.

More details here (http://news.teamxbox.com/xbox/8416/Xbox-360-Peripherals-High-Resolution-Pictures/)

Not really surprising to me as far as this thing supporting Eye Toy-like features, but I am enthused about some of its added capabilities compared to the first Eye Toy, though. However, the way I am interpreting it's Eye Toy-like features, it seems as though Microsoft has only implemented the first generation Eye Toy technology into this thing. I kinda suspected this would happen if it's true. Ol well,... Most likely the other features will more than make up for it.

imported_The_One
06-02-2005, 05:48 PM
While were on the subject of peripherals, here's some pics for some of them:
http://gamenews.botros.net/hdcomponent.jpg
http://gamenews.botros.net/vga.jpg
http://gamenews.botros.net/svideo.jpg
http://gamenews.botros.net/playncharge.jpg
http://gamenews.botros.net/memoryunit.jpg
http://gamenews.botros.net/headset.jpg
http://gamenews.botros.net/wifi.jpg The last one is a Wifi 802.11a/b/g adapter which plugs into one of the USB ports to allow wifi connection.
Source: http://news.botros.net/gamenews/2005/05/xbox-360-accessories-photos.php

martel
06-02-2005, 05:55 PM
Hmmm, you need wifi adapter yet M$ advertised wifi as an X-Box360 feature...

FerrianX
06-02-2005, 05:59 PM
Hmmm, you need wifi adapter yet M$ advertised wifi as an X-Box360 feature...

hehe I thought I was the only one who noticed that.

imported_The_One
06-02-2005, 06:20 PM
Hmmm, you need wifi adapter yet M$ advertised wifi as an X-Box360 feature... It's Microsoft, what are you expecting :roll:?

n1n9tean
06-02-2005, 06:58 PM
looks like an iPod shuffle too. :lol:

imported_Tacitblue
06-03-2005, 05:09 PM
Looks like it all evens out in the end, 360 comes with an HD but you gotta shell out for dongles galore. Having to get an HD seperately from PS3 doesn't look that bad all told.

FerrianX
06-03-2005, 05:35 PM
Question about that Wifi adapter... has any info on it been released?

MS stated wireless controllers out of the box right? and if that's the case then the system internally has the ability to support 4 controllers at any given time.... could the Wifi adapter be for not only other peripherals, but also additional controllers? Basically acting like a multi-tap?

If that is the case... I wonder how many devices that little adapter would be able to support at once?

DofD
06-03-2005, 09:54 PM
I believe that I read somewhere that MS dropped the wireless controllers out of the box to save some money. So the thing will come with wired controllers and you'll have to purchase the wireless adapter in order to use wireless controllers.

From the pictures that are posted up above it looks like the controllers themselves might be both wired and wireless. Where they come with the cable plugged into them. It may be that they come with a cable, but if your purchase the wireless unit that attaches to the consle, you can unplug the cable from the controller and use it wirelessly.



Cheers,

DofD

nemesis121
06-03-2005, 09:59 PM
I most impressed by the VGA right out of the BOX.

imported_The_One
06-03-2005, 10:30 PM
I most impressed by the VGA right out of the BOX. Hahahaha :lol:. You think Microsoft is stupid enough to give you VGA right out of the box? Man, what kind of brainwashing have you been through? I posted those pics to show the peripherals, they are NOT coming together with the consoles (Well, except for the controller, maybe).

If you thought everything on there was gonna come with XBox 360 right out of the box, you're just fooling yourself :roll:.

Everything up there, you gotta shell out extra for.

nemesis121
06-03-2005, 10:47 PM
I most impressed by the VGA right out of the BOX. Hahahaha :lol:. You think Microsoft is stupid enough to give you VGA right out of the box? Man, what kind of brainwashing have you been through? I posted those pics to show the peripherals, they are NOT coming together with the consoles (Well, except for the controller, maybe).

If you thought everything on there was gonna come with XBox 360 right out of the box, you're just fooling yourself :roll:.

Everything up there, you gotta shell out extra for.

I know they are not gonna give u VGA right out of the box, but now it supports it fully, not like xbox.

DofD
06-03-2005, 11:19 PM
The PS2 can support VGA as well right out of the box. You just need the right converter; which are commercially available. With the display hardware of the 360 supporting HD resolutions it's more practical now to use a VGA display device.


Cheers,

DofD

imported_The_One
06-03-2005, 11:52 PM
The PS2 can support VGA as well right out of the box. You just need the right converter; which are commercially available. With the display hardware of the 360 supporting HD resolutions it's more practical now to use a VGA display device.


Cheers,

DofD Yup, same could be said for the current Xbox and GameCube too.

nemesis121
06-04-2005, 02:56 AM
When I made that statement, VGA out of the box I should have also add that you don't need a vga box for the system, MS has gone ahead and built a VGA box on the system, all you need is a cable similar to the one that comes with the system, or one that you plug in to your monitor.

imported_The_One
06-04-2005, 06:41 AM
If you meant a built-in VGA output, I've only heard that the N Rev would have it... Unless you can show a source or even a picture which has a VGA output port.

the legendary ice man
06-04-2005, 08:10 AM
perhaps the wireless adapter is for extending the consoles distance from your access point?

nemesis121
06-04-2005, 11:01 AM
If you meant a built-in VGA output, I've only heard that the N Rev would have it... Unless you can show a source or even a picture which has a VGA output port.

ATI GPU can do the VGA internally, that's why all you need is the cables.